by Charles Stross
Solaris Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781907519512
Date: 06 January 2011 List Price £7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Solaris continue with their program of superb quality anthologies. Put together by World Fantasy Award winner Jonathan Strahan, Engineering Infinity is a hard SF collection featuring fourteen brand new stories by some top names in the field including Charles Stross, Gregory Benford, Stephen Baxter and Hannu Rajaniemi amongst others.
"The universe shifts and changes: suddenly you understand, you get it, and are filled with a sense of wonder. That moment of understanding drives the greatest science-fiction stories and lies at the heart of Engineering Infinity. Whether it's coming up hard against the speed of light and, with it, the enormity of the universe, realising that terraforming a distant world is harder and more dangerous than you'd ever thought, or simply realizing that a hitchhiker on a starship consumes fuel and oxygen with tragic results, it's hard science-fiction where sense of wonder is most often found and where science-fiction's true heart lies..."